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A Beautiful Braid Is a Long Tradition of Russian Women (Video)

In ancient times a good braid was more important for a Russian bride than a dowry

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If you see a beautiful woman, how can you tell if she is Russian?

Well, one of the ways is to look at her hair. If she’s wearing a braid, she probably is.

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The Russian braid is not just a hairstyle; it is a national tradition which is full of meaning and has a long history in Russia.

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